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2013-09-03 23:23:50

In response to an article published on The Kansas City Star, Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, discusses the growing acceptance of food stamps at local farmers markets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, responds to an article published on The Kansas City Star that discusses the rising acceptance of food stamps at farmers markets in Michigan. According to the article published by The Kansas City Star on August 25 titled...

2013-08-22 23:27:37

In Peterson’s eBook My Ordinary, Extraordinary Yard, he shares the simple process of how he transformed his residential landscape into an edible garden delight. The eBook is available for free download for a limited time. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Growing food in the city? Really? The Urban Farming revolution is upon us with homeowners across the country turning their urban flowerbeds into mini-farms and converting their flowerpots into edible garden delights. This new breed...

2013-08-13 23:27:52

In response to an article published on CJ Online, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, emphasizes the importance of locally grown produce in Kansas’s supermarkets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by CJ Online, which details efforts being made by many Kansas grocery stores to promote local vegetables and other produce over imported goods. According to an August 3rd article published on CJ Online titled “Blue...

2013-08-08 23:24:28

In response to an article published by the Chicago Tribune, online organic farmers market, Colle Farmers Market, commends Prairie Farm Corp for their Youth Development Program. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 On August 8, Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by the Chicago Tribune on July 23, 2013 titled "Farming Program Cultivates Vegetables and Youth," which discusses Prairie Farm Corp and their dedication to teaching young people important life skills...

2013-08-06 23:28:18

In response to an article published on The Weekly Packet, online farmers market Colle discusses how organic farmers are providing public tours in order to showcase the latest technology and strategies used in organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 On August 6, online farmers market, Colle responds to an article published on The Weekly Packet, which details the importance of holding public tours to inform people about how organic farmers run and maintain their farms....

2013-07-30 23:24:38

All summer long, customers will find fresh locally grown produce from Long Island farms at King Kullen. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 One of the best parts of summer is enjoying farm fresh produce. Buying local fresh produce doesn’t just put healthy food on the table for families; it’s also supporting the local economy. King Kullen has been committed to buying locally grown produce from Long Island farmers for over 15 years. Every summer and autumn, King Kullen purchases...

2013-07-19 23:17:23

In response to an article published by the Watertown Daily Times, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farmers market, examines why the children of farmers are more likely to become organic farmers when they grow up. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 On July 19, Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by the Watertown Daily Times, titled "The Next Generation of Farmers is going Organic," which discusses why the children of organic farmers are more likely to continue...

2013-07-17 12:28:32

Will Lead Initiatives to Expand Global Mobile Agriculture and Health Services for the Rural Poor WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation has announced the appointment of Hillary Miller-Wise as Vice President for information services. She will lead the organization's efforts to expand access to agricultural and health information for the rural poor via mobile technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130712/DC46632LOGO) "Hillary brings a...

2013-07-13 23:02:08

Colle Farmers Market, provider of local vegetables, comments on an article published in Democrat and Chronicle, which asks if it is better to buy local or organic produce. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 On July 13, Colle Farmer’s Market, provider of local vegetables, discusses answers to the question of whether consumers should purchase organic or local produce posed by Democrat and Chronicle. According to an article published by Democrat and Chronicle titled, “Organic or local?...

Farmers Market Chicken Found To Contain More Pathogens
2013-07-12 05:33:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small-scale study from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences reveals raw, whole chickens purchased from farmers markets throughout Pennsylvania contained significantly higher levels of foodborne illness-causing bacteria compared to those found in grocery stores in the region. The team, led by professor and food safety extension specialist in the Department of Food Science, Catherine Cutter, purchased 100 whole chickens from...